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Thanksgiving travel: These are the best & worst times to fly

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As people prepare to visit friends and family for Thanksgiving, the travel experts are revealing the best and worst times to fly during Thanksgiving based on crowds and the potential for flight disruptions. Below is data from 2017 to help inform travelers of what to expect in 2018:

Most Popular Flight Routes

1. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) → San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
2. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) → Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
3. New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) → Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
4. Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) → New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
5. Kahului Airport (OGG) → Honolulu International Airport (HNL)
6. Honolulu International Airport (HNL) → Kahului Airport (OGG)
7. New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) → Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
8. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) → New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
9. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) → Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS)
10. Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) → Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Flight Routes with Most Travel Disruptions

1. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) → San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
2. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) → Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
3. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) → San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
4. San Diego International Airport (SAN) → San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
5. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) → San Diego International Airport (SAN)
6. Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) → Orlando International Airport (MCO)
7. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) → Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS)
8. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) → Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
9. Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) → San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
10. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) → New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

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